Cecil Cooperstown: Jose Canseco

ABOUT THE ARTIST Mike Noren is a Chicago-based artist who specializes in sports-related drawings. His website Cecil Cooperstown reimagines classic baseball cards and honors the most memorable baseball players outside the Hall of Fame. You can follow him on Twitter at @gummyarts. ***** The Hall of Very Good™ Class of 2016 is presented by Out of the Park Developments, the creators...
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The Baseball Cards of Jose Canseco

There was probably no hotter player to collect from 1986, his rookie year, until 1989, when a certain Seattle rookie came up, then Jose Canseco. The Donruss rookie is probably the most iconic of Canseco’s. Not just because of the dirt-stache but that was the only set in 1986 to have a solo card of Canseco. (Fleer had him share a card with Eric Plunk while Topps relegated him to...
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Chasing Canseco – Best Day Ever

Jose Canseco. A baseball player who, at the pinnacle of the baseball card collecting craze was considered to be the best player on the planet.  With his violent swing, he was a hero to almost all baseball loving children, but with his eccentric off-the-field press, he transcended the baseball world, and became a pop culture icon, for better or for worse. Early in his career, it...
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Jose Canseco signs an Independent League contract

He’s baaaaaaack. Vowing never to say never, folks…Jose Canseco is back in organized baseball. Again. The 1988 American League MVP inked a deal with the Pittsburg Diamonds of the Pacific Association, the team announced on Friday. “It is historic because he is by far the highest everyday player to play in our league, and he is returning to the East Bay,” Diamonds general...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco complains that Twitter unverified him

Jose Canseco lost that coveted blue check mark, and he is not happy about it. The former AL MVP used to be a verified Twitter user — reserved for famous people and companies — but he apparently lost that special status: @twitter @verified Twitter unverified me . Whyyyy — Jose Canseco (@JoseCanseco) March 27, 2016 Canseco is quite a well known figure on the social media...
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March 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco jokes that he'll shoot daughter's boyfriend

Jose Canseco has not yet had the pleasure of meeting his daughter’s boyfriend, but the former MLB star has a surprise in store for the young man when the day finally comes. Canseco’s daughter, Josie, has been dating rapper Mike Stud, a former pitcher at Duke whose baseball career was derailed by Tommy John surgery. TMZ asked Canseco over the weekend if he has any thoughts on...
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February 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Canseco will live as a woman to support Caitlyn Jenner

By Jesse Reed Jose Canseco — he of the muscle-bound Bash Brothers — is planning on living as a woman for one week to support Caitlyn Jenner. He’ll wear makeup, wear dresses and high heels (“the works, according to TMZ). For posterity, Canseco will have the entire week documented. He’ll be filming everything and will be sharing his experience with the world on his new Internet...
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July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco and fiancee break up after huge fight

Less than a month after Jose Canseco shot off his finger and was professing his love for his girlfriend Leila Knight for taking great care of him, the two have broken up. Canseco tweeted on Sunday that the two split. Given that Canseco had just lied about his finger falling off during a poker game, it was easy to dismiss the tweet as another hoax. But this breakup actually seems...
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November 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Jose Canseco accidentally shot off his finger

In one of the more bizarre sports stories in recent memory, it appears former MLB slugger Jose Canseco has shot the middle finger off his hand. Canseco’s fiancée, Leila Knight, told TMZ Sports on Tuesday night that the 50-year-old was cleaning his gun at his home in Las Vegas when the gun discharged, blowing the middle finger off his left hand. Knight said Canseco didn’t...
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Jose Canseco with diaper-wearing goats pulled over by cops

Jose Canseco's life seems made for social media —and he's tweeted some doozies —but this one is hard to explain. The former major league ballplayer was pulled over by police Wednesday night and — like the headline says — he had some goats in his car including one wearing a diaper. Canseco posted a photo of one of his bleating passengers with Johnny Law's flashing...
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November 21, 2013  |  Discuss

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